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I’m Maria, the "Plant Killer Turned Plant Lady" with a mission to help you care for plants successfully, grow your indoor jungles, and cultivate more joy in your life. I've got tons of content for you here on the blog, on the Bloom and Grow Radio Podcast, and Bloom and Grow Youtube Show to help you keep blooming and keep growing.
How can we use plants to connect with intuitive energy? If you're anything like me, simply being around plants makes you feel happier, calmer, and more like your true self. I've always felt plants have some extra special magic that goes beyond their pretty leaves. That's why I was so excited to welcome back our resident “green witch” Rachael from Our Infinite Nature (formerly Infinite Succulent—yes, she just rebranded!) on the podcast this week to talk about how plant care can open up our intuition and help us reconnect with our own inner magic!
Growing Joy: The Plant Lover's Guide to Cultivating Happiness (and Plants) by Maria Failla, Illustrated by Samantha Leung
As Rachael explained, intuition is our natural “language” for communicating with the universe and all things “subtle and energetic.” But in today's fast-paced world, it can be hard to hear our intuition or tap into those abilities. Spending quiet and relaxing time with plants can calm your body and mind, reducing distractions so you can think clearly.
Rachael puts it beautifully — intuition communicates through the “whispers” of the natural world, through sensations and symbols. When we sit with a plant, watch the sunlight on its leaves, feel its energy, and get lost in its beauty, we enter that intuitive space more easily.
If you want to improve your intuition with plants, here are some ideas from Rachael:
How cool would it be to actually feel what a tree thinks about you? Their subtle energies can sharpen our intuition, which often communicates non-verbally.
The magical moments are amazing, but regularly connecting with plants like this brings even deeper benefits:
Life can be so fun when you open up to some magic! I invite you to soften any defensiveness and let good-natured curiosity be your guide. See what opens up when you give yourself permission to be pleasantly surprised from time to time!
If this topic intrigues you and you want a more intensive experience, I recommend checking out Rachael’s Intuitive Magic Course, which explores intuitive gifts in-depth using plants and other tools of nature.
The course registration is open now! Wherever you are in your journey, may your plant allies help awaken your inner magic.
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